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Springboard: Eating Myself
New Writing

Springboard: Eating Myself

A powerful female exploration about food, culture, body image and self-care…with a dash of South American flavour

Eating Myself is a powerful and vulnerable female exploration about food, the kitchen, and looking after oneself as a woman. 

A communal experience through cooking on stage, while digging into the performer’s deep fight around body image, self-care, and family.  

This is a show with South American flavour, that will take audiences back to their cultural roots and question how different we really are.


Writer Pepa Duarte

Producer Jose Canseco

Director Sergio Maggiolo

Set Designer Laura Arroyo

Costume Designer Carolina Rieckhof

Sound and Music Tom Sochas

Lighting Design Michael Harpur

Movement Director Shane Dempsey

Ticket Price

£10 - 18


19 - 23 April


King's Head Theatre



'intimate and inventive one-woman show… What gives the show its unique power is an overt and audacious theatricality' The Guardian

'a well-crafted piece of theatrical storytelling … nourishing, and created with a great deal of heart and soul' ★★★★ The Spy in the Stalls

'Duarte’s exploration of food (from every angle) is warm, generous and asks all the right questions' ★★★★ The Reviews Hub

'a brave and deeply personal account of one woman’s complicated relationship with food, family and heritage' ★★★★ A Younger Theatre

'Duarte sparkles on stage, and the honesty behind her performance is undeniable' ★★★★ The Upcoming


We are committed to ensuring that tickets for performances in this festival are affordable, with a limited number being made available at £10 for every performance. We ask that if you’re able to, please consider paying a bit more for your ticket. It makes a big difference to the artists behind every show you see and ensures we’re able to continue offering affordable ticket prices. Seating for this production is unallocated, if you have any specific access requirements then get in contact with us by email [email protected] or phone 0207 226 8561


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